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Early Jail May Foil ICE

A Queens man who seriously injured a Montauk pedestrian and fled the scene in a drunken-driving incident last Memorial Day weekend has begun serving his prison sentence early.

Apr 25, 2019
Sandy Spit Off Gardiner’s Island Off Limits

There is “absolutely no doubt” that the shoal system and foreshore of Gardiner’s Island, like the island itself, is privately owned, an expert has told the East Hampton Town Trustees.

Apr 25, 2019
Push for Hunting Pause

Members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife renewed their call to ban hunting one day each weekend when the East Hampton Town Board met last Thursday.

Apr 25, 2019
Authors Night at 555 Approved Despite Objections

A debate over the East Hampton Library’s annual Authors Night fund-raiser highlighted a schism on the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday, with one member siding with Amagansett residents who oppose holding the two-day event in their hamlet.

Apr 25, 2019
Sag Cinema Eyes a Fall Opening

The construction of a reimagined Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center is swinging into its third and final phase and remains on target for a fall opening, as organizers now seek to raise an additional $3 million to $4 million in donations.

Apr 25, 2019
A Crustacean Celebration

As I climbed aboard my Nova Scotia-built boat to take the hourlong ride to my lobster traps, my anticipation of a good catch, and an even better dinner that same night, loomed large in my head.

Apr 25, 2019
East Hampton Village Mayoral Campaign Underway

Jerry Larsen, a former East Hampton Village police chief, has announced his intention to run for mayor of the village in 2020.

Apr 25, 2019
Celebrating the Hedges-Edwards Barn

The 1770 barn, which the historical society acquired some years ago, has been named for both the Hedges family, who built it, and E. J. Edwards, the East Hampton man who preserved it in the first half of the 20th century.

Apr 25, 2019
Lazy Point Rejoices at Extensions

The East Hampton Town Trustees voted on Monday to change the lease terms of trustee-owned land at Lazy Point significantly. Six trustees voted for the change, two abstained, and one recused himself.

Apr 25, 2019
Pursuing Flounder of Yore

Ah, memories. Growing up out here as a kid, one of my favorite fish to catch was winter flounder. Not only were they plentiful in the spring but there was a fall run of the flatfish that was just as good.

Apr 30, 2019
Nature Notes: Bird Is the Word

Fish crows arrived three weeks ago and have already taken over the South Fork population centers. What was an extreme rarity 35 years ago has now become a rite of spring in the Hamptons.

Apr 25, 2019
Slowdown Zaps Open Space Fund

The East End real estate market is experiencing the biggest slowdown since the 2008 financial crisis, according to the latest quarterly report from the Douglas Elliman agency.

May 2, 2019